The GCC3 Grand Bartending – Smoothies Challenge

The winners of the GCC Grand Bartending Challenge are:

Champion: Mark Lingan
Coach: Perlita Mallari
School: National Teacher’s College

Second Place: Neil Jayson Dayanan
Coach: Perlita Mallari
School: National Teacher’s College

Third Place: Jolie de Kok
Coach: Therese Resurrecion
School: University of Sto. Tomas
Note: Award was received by Queenie Basallo on behalf of Jolie de Kok

Special Dole Awardee:
Student: John Everild Buena
Coach: Brando Tanauan
School: De la Salle University (Dasmarinas)

Focus: Smoothies! The Grand Bartending Challenge is a student bartending competition and for the first time in GCC history, focused on smoothies.

Each student bartender was challenged to create a unique smoothie concoction good for four servings in under six minutes.

Dole Philippines, one of GCC’s major sponsors, gave out a special, independent award to their bartender of choice.

For more information on who the grand finalists were, click here. Watch out for the posting of the GCC3 Favorites Photo Gallery and GCC3 Spotted! Gallery (crowd shots) – both coming soon! Keep visiting the GCC website AND like us on Facebook!

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3 Comments to The GCC3 Grand Bartending – Smoothies Challenge

  1. elvis garcia
    October 7, 2012 12:00 am

    meron pa po bang ibang pictures? kasi ilan lang po na contestant ang nandito. Sana po meron pa po yung iba.
    Salamat po,

    • GCCOrganizer
      October 7, 2012 7:51 am

      Hi Elvis – That is basically what we have although we will try to find some more that are clear enough for publication. We have a lot of photos but some of them are not clear. Pinili at pinost lang namin yung clear. Hahanap pa kami. We will TRY. Try to visit the website every now and then. Follow us in FB too. We will try to publish some of what we find in FB too.

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